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- Sep 1st 2007, 12:19 PMdeathtolife04How would I complete the square for this equation?

? - Sep 1st 2007, 12:23 PMJhevon
- Sep 1st 2007, 12:32 PMdeathtolife04
- Sep 1st 2007, 12:41 PMTKHunny
Yes, you have some problems, there. Who told you it was a circle? It's not necessarily invalid, unless it's supposed to be a circle. Where did you get it and what was the original problem statement?

- Sep 1st 2007, 12:45 PMJhevon
you could have written:

this is not a circle (unless you made an error), since we could not have a negative number on the right hand side if it were a circle.

unless maybe the circle has a radius in the complex plane, but i don't think that makes sense, never did complex analysis - Sep 1st 2007, 01:04 PMdeathtolife04
- Sep 1st 2007, 01:05 PMJhevon
- Sep 1st 2007, 01:07 PMdeathtolife04

Here was the original problem statement: CLICK HERE - Sep 1st 2007, 01:08 PMdeathtolife04
- Sep 1st 2007, 01:10 PMKrizalid
Probably will, 'cause it's really counterproductive a circle with a negative radius :eek:

- Sep 1st 2007, 01:11 PMJhevon
- Sep 1st 2007, 01:13 PMdeathtolife04